Accession Number : ADA291406

Title :   Tropical Storm Database. East and Gulf of Mexico Coasts of the United States.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

PDF Url : ADA291406

Report Date : SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : This technical note describes the availability of a database of tropical storm surge elevations and currents produced from the numerical simulation of 134 historically based events that impacted the east and Gulf of Mexico coasts of the United States. The database consists of surge data hydrographs recorded at 486 discrete locations along the east and Gulf coasts and Puerto Rico. Also described are a summary atlas and cross reference tables of storm track and maximum storm surge corresponding to a 246 station nearshore subset of the 486-location database. (AN)

Descriptors :   *DATA BASES, *COASTAL REGIONS, *TROPICAL CYCLONES, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, OCEAN WAVES, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, TIME SERIES ANALYSIS, METEOROLOGICAL DATA, OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, TIDAL CURRENTS, STORMS, ELEVATION, COMPUTER FILES, HYDROGRAPHY, SURGES, OCEAN MODELS, DREDGED MATERIALS, BATHYTHERMOGRAPH DATA, PUERTO RICO, MEXICO GULF.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Civil Engineering
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE